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Mojave in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica

 
 
Voyager Aircraft - Left Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 22, 2012
1. Voyager Aircraft - Left Marker
Inscription.
Left Plaque:
The 1/5 scale flying model of Voyager was built by Glenn Dunlap of Cincinnati, Ohio, and donated to the Mojave Transportation Museum Foundation in 2009.

The original Voyager, designed by Burt Rutan and built at Mojave Airport, hangs in the National Air & Space Museum in Washington D.C.

Voyager and its crew of Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, took-off from Edwards Air Force Base at 8:01 a.m. December 14, 1986, and flew west 26,366 statue miles.

On December 23, nine days, three minutes and 44 seconds later, Voyager landed at Edwards. The flight was the first successful circumnavigation of the planet, non-stop, and non-refueled.

Right Plaque:
Scaled Compsites
SpaceShipOne Replica

(Owned and Donated by Xprize Foundation)
First Private Manned Space Program
Flown to Space from Mojave Spaceport
June 21st, 2004 A.D.

"Do not tell me that man doesn't belong out there. Man belongs wherever he wants to go and he'll do plenty well when he gets there"
Wernher von Braun
 
Erected by Scaled Composites.
 
Location. 35° 3.328′ N, 118° 9.488′ W. Marker is in Mojave, California, in Kern County
SpaceShipOne - Right Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 22, 2012
2. SpaceShipOne - Right Plaque
. Marker is on Flightline Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Legacy Park across from the Mojave Control Tower. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1434 Flightline Street, Mojave CA 93501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rotary Rocket Roton ATV (a few steps from this marker); Mojave Air & Spaceport (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Marine Corps Air Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Golden Queen Mine Cart (within shouting distance of this marker); Convair CV-990 (approx. 0.7 miles away); F-4 Phantom II (approx. 0.7 miles away); SAAB TF-35XD Draken (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mojave 20-Mule Team Borax Terminus (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mojave.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica Markers image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 22, 2012
3. Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica Markers
Voyager Aircraft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 22, 2012
4. Voyager Aircraft Marker
Located in Legacy Park, Voyager Aircraft Model within the SpaceShipOne building.
SpaceShipOne image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 22, 2012
5. SpaceShipOne
Legacy Park image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 22, 2012
6. Legacy Park
In Loving Tribute to Those We Lost on July 26, 2007 image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 22, 2012
7. In Loving Tribute to Those We Lost on July 26, 2007
In Loving Tribute to Those We Lost on July 26, 2007
Eric Blackwell, Todd Ivens, Glen May
"Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wing;.... ....Where never lark, or ever eagle flew- And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod The high untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my hand, and touched the face of God" John Magee, Jr.
Let their efforts grant them peace among the stars
Scaled Composites, LLC ~ Dedicated on July 24, 2008
Voyager Aircraft image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 22, 2012
8. Voyager Aircraft
Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 10, 2018
9. Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica Marker
Michael T. Alsbury "Scat 23" Scaled Composites Test Pilot lost during the powered flight test (PF04) of SpaceshipTwo, N339SS, near Mojave, California, on October 31, 2014 "Ad Astra per Aspera"
Dedicated by Scaled Composites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   9. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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